Felipe Salles, associate professor of jazz studies, composition and saxophone at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been selected to receive a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
Monday, January 22, 2018
They nailed it! The UMass Minuteman Marching Band’s appearance New Year’s Day in the 129th Rose Parade is now a part of the band’s history!
Friday, December 22, 2017
An album of new works by renowned composer George Tsontakis, including a concerto written for UMass Amherst trumpet professor Eric Berlin, has been included in NPR Music’s Top 10 Classical Albums of 2017.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Winners from the UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance included Emily Kaplan, a student in Cobus du Toit’s Flute Studio, and the UMass Saxophone Quartet, featuring Nicholas Suosso, Nick Biagini, Javier Torrens, and Peter da Silva under the direction of Jonathan Hulting-Cohen.